Infographic: Top Travel Destinations Australia
Explore Australia with Britz

Australia is a huge country. People usually think that it is best to travel the country by plane. But what is so great about Australia, if not the outback and the wonderful nature? Do something different, take a road trip and enjoy what the Australian nature has to offer. But where to go in Australia?

Worry not! Britz Australia has compiled this beautiful infographic for you. Find out the top travel destinations and things to see in Australia. Anywhere near these top travel sites, you'll find a Britz branch waiting for you to pick up your car or campervan.

Hotels are expensive? We hear you. Why stay at hotels if you can bring your accommodation with you? Travel at your own pace and don't let the small details worry you. We have a wide range of campervans and motorhomes for you to choose, as well as cars and 4WD vehicles if you're into off-roads.

Come visit the country and create your own Australian road trip adventure. Explore Australia with Britz!

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Sydney Opera House

  • Designed by Danish Architect Jørn Utzon who won the design competition held by NSW government in 1956.
  • Was opened by Queen Elizabeth II on 20 October 1973.
  • Was made a UNESCO World Heritage Site on 28 June 2007.
  • Cost $AU 102,000,000 to build.
  • Conducts 3,000 events each year.
  • Was completed ten years late and over-budget by more than fourteen times.
  • The opening was televised and included fireworks and a performance of Beethoven's Symphony No. 9.

Sydney Harbour Bridge

  • World's largest (but not the longest) steel arch bridge with the top of the bridge standing 134 metres above the harbour.
  • Nicknamed by locals as the "Coat-hanger".
  • Construction started in 1924 and took 1,400 men eight years to build at a cost of £42 million.
  • Six million hand driven rivets and 53,000 tonnes of steel were used in its construction.
  • It now carries eight traffic lanes and two rail lines, one in each direction.

Melbourne Cricket Ground

  • Was the centrepiece of the 1956 Olympic Games - the first Olympics held in the Southern Hemisphere.
  • Was built in 1853.
  • Total capacity of the MCG is approximately 100,000, comprising of 95,000 seats and 5,000 standing room spaces.
  • Situated in the world-famous Melbourne Sports Precinct, just a short walk from Melbourne's city centre.
  • The record attendance at the MCG is 121,696 for the 1970 VFL Grand Final between Carlton and Collingwood.
  • Musicians David Bowie, Paul McCartney, U2, Madonna, The Rolling Stones, Michael Jackson, Luciano Pavarotti, Elton John, and The Police have all performed at the MCG.

Great Ocean Road

  • The Great Ocean Road National Landscape starts at Geelong and finishes in Portland. it covers 243 kilometres.
  • Work on the Great Ocean Road began in 1919, the 75-kilometre stretch between Anglesea and Apollo Bay was completed in 1932.
  • The Great Ocean Road curls its way around some of Australia's most stunning coastline, through the towns of Anglesea, Aireys Inlet and Fairhaven, to the seaside resort of Lorne.
  • Things to see and visit on the Great Ocean Road: Bells Beach, Cape Otway Lighthouse, Eastern Grey Kangaroos, Otway Rainforest, Gibson Steps, Loch Ard Gorge – Shipwreck Coast.

Great Barrier Reef

  • The world's largest reef system.
  • Composed of over 2,900 individual reefs.
  • Has over 900 islands stretching for over 2,600 kilometres.
  • Can be seen from outer space.
  • Tourism to the reef generates approximately AU$ 4-5 billion per year.
  • Thirty species of whales, dolphins, and porpoises have been recorded in the Great Barrier Reef.
  • Seventeen species of sea snake live on the Great Barrier Reef.
  • More than 1,500 fish species live on the reef.

Uluru (Ayers Rock)

  • This aboriginal sacred site is the world's largest monolith.
  • Size: 9.4 km circumference, 348 m height above the plain and 863 m height above the sea level.
  • Depending on the sun's position during the day, Uluru changes colour all the time.
  • At the base of Uluru there are cave paintings and carvings made over many thousands of years ago by the Aṉaŋu people.
  • Considered as Australia's most famous natural landmark.
  • Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park, where Uluru is located, is being recognised as a UNESCO World Heritage Area.
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